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Overview

A member of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906 as a land grant college. Today, the school offers 141 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs through several schools and colleges. Close to 26,500 students from all U.S. states and 102 countries study at Georgia Southern.

One of the largest and most comprehensive universities in Georgia, the university operates dozens of centers and institutes along with robust online offerings. Online learners can earn undergraduate and graduate degrees in many fields, including information technology, education, business, and nursing.

Georgia Southern University Recognized as an Online College Leader

TBS has recognized Georgia Southern University as a leader of online education in the area of education & teaching for having several ranking online programs, offered by the following Georgia Southern departments:

Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development

The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development, one of four departments in the Georgia Southern University College of Education, offers graduate and professional degree and certificate programs in fields relating to the administration of education and education programs. The department covers topics of study such as counselor education, educational leadership, instructional technology, school psychology, and adult education. The department serves traditional and non-traditional students with career-oriented programs, flexible online degree options, professional experience opportunities, and access to labs and centers. The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading

The Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading, one of four departments in the Georgia Southern University College of Education, offers graduate and professional degree and certificate programs in the fields of curriculum development, literacy education, and core education. The department covers topics of study such as curriculum studies, reading education, educational foundations, educational psychology, and educational research. The department serves traditional and non-traditional students with career-oriented programs, flexible online degree options, professional experience opportunities, and access to labs and centers. The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading offers an online degree program featured in the following ranking:

Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education

The Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education, one of four departments in the Georgia Southern University College of Education, offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree and certificate programs in several areas of education. Students may pursue studies in subjects including middle grades education (grades 4-8), secondary education (grades 9-12), teaching culturally and linguistically diverse groups, and health and physical education. The department prepares students to enter or advance in a variety of teaching careers through a curriculum that blends, theory, practice, and specialization. The department serves traditional and non-traditional students with career-oriented programs, flexible online degree options, professional experience opportunities, and access to labs and centers. The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The Department of Elementary Education and Special Education offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology

The Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, part of the Waters College of Health Professions at Georgia Southern University, offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs in a variety of health sciences fields. Students in the department may pursue degrees in subjects such as exercise science, gerontology, health sciences, nutrition and food science, athletic training, dietetics, sport management, and coaching. The department meets the needs of entry-level students and working professionals through flexible online degree options, professional experience opportunities, and access to research labs and centers.

The Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology offers an online degree programs featured in the following ranking:

Georgia Southern University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admission Info

Tuition

Accreditation and Approvals

Georgia Southern is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The school also holds specialized accreditation from numerous bodies, including the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the National Association of Schools of Music, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the Council on Education for Public Health, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the Accreditation Council for Nutrition and Dietetics.

Admission

Georgia Southern University acceptance rate for undergraduate students is 68%. Undergraduate applicants submit official transcripts and ACT or SAT scores. Each applicant must provide a list of their high school senior year courses.

Prospective graduate students must satisfy different requirements based on their schools of choice. They must submit official transcripts and resumes, and some programs require standardized exam scores, professional experience, or personal essays.

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